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turn back / volverse atrás
 
turn back   turn
A. -intransitive verb + adverb
1. (in journey etcetera)   volverse (atránoun),   desandar el camino
·there can be no turning back now
(figurative)   ahora no vale volverse atránoun
2. (in book)   volver
B. -transitive verb + adverb
1. (=fold)
[+bedclothes]   doblar
2. (=send back)
[+person]   hacer volver,   hacer regresar,   devolver
[+vehicle]   volver,   dar la vuelta a
·they were turned back at the frontier
·en la frontera les hicieron volver or regresar
3. [+clock]   retrasar
a. to turn the clock back
·we can't turn the clock back
·no podemos dar marcha atránoun or volver al pasado
b. to turn the clock back 20 years   volver 20 años atránoun
 
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